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Company meetings and impracticability
Law & Our Rights

Company meetings and impracticability

In order to run a limited company, it is essential to have meetings between directors on a regular basis. These meetings are needed

Combating hate crimes on social media
Law & Our Rights

Combating hate crimes on social media

Posting hatred comments and victim blaming after any incident specially in case of sexual crime against women have emerged vastly

  • Women migrant workers facing the continuum of exploitation

    Ann Stewart is a Professor of Law at the University of Warwick. She researches and teaches in the area of gender and law with a


    Threatening and causing of physical injury, incidents of medical negligence, malpractice by lawyers, defamation by libel or slander,

  • Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation

    Reflecting deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constituting an extreme form of discrimination against women and girls,

  • MoFA and UNW jointly host national symposium on women, peace and security

    Bangladesh's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and UN Women (UNW) jointly organised a National Symposium on 29-30 January 2018, to further the development of a National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). The NAP, which will include time-bound goals for the advancement of women's participation and rights, with indicators to measure success, is being developed by a working group of eight Government ministries and divisions led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


    Governments of different times have taken a number of steps to protect our very own national heritage Hilsa fish

  • Conserving wildlife in Bangladesh

    Wildlife effectively encompasses all forms of life, whether plant or animal which are found wild in nature and also

  • Remembering the victims of holocaust

    Every year on 27 January, the world community pays tribute to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and

  • Urge to enact privacy and data protection law

    In the global information economy, personal data have become the fuel driving much of current online activity. Every

  • Symposium on the Rohingya crisis held at BILIA

    The Rohingyas continue to be the most persecuted ethnic minority on earth, and have been subjected to discrimination and systematic violence for decades. Rohingya influx is nothing new in Bangladesh; but what was exceptional in 2017 was the magnitude of the crisis.

  • NILS-EWU jointly organised the 2nd workshop on legal research and advocacy skills

    The Network for International Law Students (NILS) Bangladesh, in collaboration with Department of Law, East West University (EWU), organised the 2nd edition of the ‘Workshop on Legal Research and Advocacy Skills’ on January 26, 2018.

  • Symposium on constitutional property clause and land reform held at BILIA

    Bangladesh inserted a property clause in its 1972 Constitution as one of the fundamental rights for the citizens, which is supposed to serve achieving the purposes of social justice.

  • Laws governing us in the outer space

    Considering the recently heard-of luxury trips to the moon by business tycoons, and with the earth looking forward to send manned

  • Martin Luther King day celebrated

    Every year citizens across the world celebrate the life of the US civil rights movement's best-known spokesman and leader on Martin

  • Your Advocate

    This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the head of the chambers of a

  • Intensive learning on genocide and justice

    The Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice (CSGJ), Liberation War Museum (LWM) organised its 4th Winter School on 'Genocide,

  • The 8th Distinguished Law Lecture Series held at UAP

    On Tuesday, 16 January 2018, the Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) organised the 8th UAP Distinguished Law Lecture Series 2018 in its city campus at Green Road.

  • ‘We better focus on restoring Article 116 to its original form'

    Justice M A Matin is a retired Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He was appointed as Additional

  • Criminal breach of trust

    Section 405 of the Penal Code, 1860 begins with the phrase 'whoever, being in any manner entrusted with property or with anAy

  • Contextualising cyber harassment

    Technological advancement in ICT has provided diverse opportunities for empowerment and participation of women in various sectors.


    In 2010, the government resumed the post war justice out of a commitment to end the culture of denial and impunity. It was assumed that - many (if not all) of the perpetrators - will be brought to justice.

  • Takeout(s) Ltd: Trademark infringement and/or passing off?

    The question of whether Takeout Ltd (hereinafter “Takeout”) is associated with Takeout 2.0 Cafe & Restaurant Ltd (hereinafter “Takeout 2.0”) is vehemently answered in the negative.

  • Compensation for the crime victims

    With the increasing emphasis on human rights and notion of restorative justice, awarding compensation to crime victims is being utilised in furtherance of more effective and compassionate criminal justice in

  • NILS-BD organises law career workshop at CU

    The Bangladesh Chapter of Network for International Law Students (NILS-BD), a non-profit institution contributing to the legal field of education, has organised the first ever Law Career Workshop in Bangladesh coupled with exclusive internship opportunity, titled 'Career opportunity: Way to thriving legal industry', in association with Department of Law,

  • Noteworthy SC Verdicts of 2017

    2017 has been a remarkable year for the higher judiciary of Bangladesh. While legal scholars dissect, analyse and

  • Right to food security

    A report published in The Daily Star (December 23, 2017) regarding food security situation in Bangladesh revealed

  • Laws in 2017

    2017 has been a rather busy year in the judicial calendar. We have seen decisions generating new ideas, and we have

  • Rohingya genocide & the politics of terminologies

    Rohingyas are now the world's most persecuted community. World powers and rights advocates however struggle hard in finding an appropriate terminology for the persecution.

  • Your Advocate

    My paternal uncle passed away recently, he and I shared a very close relationship and he always took keen interest in my life and wellbeing.

  • 'Judicial divorce' as exit

    Present Muslim divorce Laws in Bangladesh allow husbands to pronounce divorce unilaterally. The only restriction imposed on this unilateral exercise of power is to serve notice to the wife according to section 7 of the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance

  • United we stand, divided we fall

    Solidarity is identified in the Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century.